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WHAT TO WEAR: Internship

Going to school in Chicago, there is an almost constant buzz about internships because of the vast number of opportunities that are available to students. Even though underclassmen may not necessarily be on the hunt for that dream internship, they still have an abundance of networking opportunities right at their fingertips.

Because presentation is everything when it comes to interviewing for your next internship or meeting someone that could potentially land you your next job, many Fashionistas/os find themselves facing the unique challenge of combining business appropriate fashion with their own personal style.

This Fashionista pulled off an ensemble that is perfect for a day at the summer internship, yet also remains true to her personal style. The simple, blue lace dress is an ideal piece for any professional environment, whether it is a casual corporate office or an after-hours networking event. The black blazer is also a must-have for any internship-seeking young professional. The versatility of the black blazer makes it the perfect wardrobe staple for transforming your outfits from casual to classy.

Completing the look, this Fashionista a gold statement necklace to bring some sparkle and pizzazz to the outfit. The black wedges are also a great addition as they are in line with the neutral and calm hues in the outfit, and they dress up the look a bit more.

One Simple Change: Ditch the black blazer and swap out the wedges for a pair of black stilettos to transform the ensemble from a business outfit to a girl’s night out look!